Machine intelligence and applications

Welcome to the 2nd Vaasa Workshop on Machine Intelligence and Applications!


Thursday 28th of November 2019, at Academic library Tritonia, Nissi Hall (Yliopistonranta 7, 65200 Vaasa)


Program Scedule

Workshop Registration and Coffee: 8:30-9:00

 Opening: 9:00-9:15

Opening and welcome words by Dean Harry Linnarinne, School of Technology and Innovations

Introducing the Program, Director, prof. Heidi Kuusniemi, University of Vaasa


Session I Machine Intelligence and the Future: 9:15-10:45

Session Chair: Dir., Prof. Heidi Kuusniemi, University of Vaasa 

  1. “Uncertainties and machine learning", Prof. Mohammed Elmusrati, University of Vaasa Mohammed Elmusrati.pdf
  2. “Intelligent Robotics”, Heikki Koivo, Emeritus Professor, Aalto University Heikki Koivo.pdf
  3. “Quantum machine learning and its application to quantum communications”, Prof. Riku Jäntti, Aalto University Riku Jäntti.pdf

 Coffee Break 10:45-11:00

 Session II Machine Intelligence and Data: 11:00-12:00

Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Jani Boutellier, University of Vaasa 

  1. "Data quality in machine learning applications", Dr. Eija Ferreira, University of Oulu / VTT Oy Oulu Eija Ferreira.pdf
  2. "AI in business intelligence applications", Jan Holmberg, Aureolis Oy Jan Holmberg.pdf

Lunch Break 12:00-13:00 @ campusrestaurant  Mathilda (building Tervahovi). Also possible to visit the Vaasa Game Days event in Fabriikki.

 Session III Machine Intelligence in Finance: 13:00-14:30

Session Chair: Ass. Prof. Mikko Ranta, University of Vaasa 

  1. ”Using machine learning to classify financial contexts”, Jukka Sihvonen, Assistant Professor, Aalto University Jukka Sihvonen.pdf
  2. ”Where two worlds meet – in the crossroads banking, start-ups and Fintechs”, Mikko Knuuttila, Director, Raiffeisen Bank International AG Mikko Knuutila.pdf
  3. ”Reminiscences of an algo trader”, Anssi Pukkinen, CTO, Fliq Oy Anssi Pukkinen.pdf 

Coffee Break 14:30-14:45

Session IV Machine Intelligence for Sustainability: 14:45-16:15

Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Petri Välisuo, University of Vaasa 

  1. "Intelligent Machines in Building Automation, use case IoT-Ticket HVAC", Juha-Matti Mäntykoski, Wapice Oy Machine_intelligence_Smart_Buildings_final.pdf
  2. Digital Twin of the engine research platform in VEBIC, Saana Hautala and Emma Söderäng, Project Researchers, University of Vaasa SaanaEmma_ digitaltwin.pdf
  3. 5G and AI as tools to make smart grids more intelligent, safe and secure, Petri Välisuo, Associate Professor, University of Vaasa SmartGrids_MIA.pdf


Closing the Event and Announcing the Third One. Possible to visit the Vaasa Game Days event in Fabriikki.

SIGN UP:  The MIA workshop is full, but you can follow the live stream

The workshop is organized by the School of Technology and Innovations and the Research Platform of Digital Economy, University of Vaasa, Finland



Heidi Kuusniemi Heidi Kuusniemi 
Digital Economy
+358 29 449 8504
Fabriikki F464 
Mohammed Elmusrati Mohammed Elmusrati 
School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
+358 29 449 8275
Fabriikki F378